An Introduction to the International Criminal Court by William A. Schabas

By William A. Schabas

The foreign legal court docket ushered in a brand new period within the security of human rights. The courtroom prosecutes genocide, crimes opposed to humanity, conflict crimes, and the crime of aggression while nationwide justice platforms are both unwilling or not able to take action themselves. This 5th variation of the seminal textual content describes a court docket that is not in its infancy; the courtroom is at present interpreting events that contain greater than twenty international locations in each continent of the planet. This e-book considers the problems within the Court's dating with Africa, the vagaries of the location of the U.S., and the demanding situations the courtroom may perhaps face because it confronts conflicts around the globe. It additionally reports the historical past of foreign felony prosecution and the Rome Statute. Written through a number one commentator, it really is an authoritative and updated creation to the felony matters fascinated by the construction and operation of the Court.

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